Steel Corporation of East Africa Ltd.
This Company, which was established in 1964 in Jinja, has been rehabilitated with the installation of a modern automated steel rolling mill and a continuous billet casting facility. This plant has a rolling capacity of 30,000 tons per year and a billet casting capacity of 50,000 tons per year. The plant modernisation / rehabilitation programme was completed in end-2005, after which the plant was commissioned successfully. The quality of the hot steel products (e.g. steel bars, flats, angles and wire-rods) was widely appreciated by the market.
The plant is also equipped for production of chain link fencing, binding wires, barbed wire fencing.
The wire-drawing section and the fencing materials division has a capacity of 1,200 tons per annum and 1,000 tons per annum respectively.
Moreover, the Company also has an oxygen plant (both for industrial and medical purposes) with a capacity of 90 cub.m. per hour.